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Monday 25 April 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fijian 7s rugby player Masivesi Dakuwaqa is partially blind with a blurred left eye. But this hasn’t stopped Masivesi from being a phenomenal player for Fiji and the 22 year-old has become a crowd favourite
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Tuesday 19 April 2016

Suva, Fiji
A personal development programme for Pacific Island rugby players was initiated today 19 April with an announcement that $650,000 would be invested into a Fijian programme. A parallel programme will be implemented in Tonga and Samoa later this year.
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Wednesday 6 April 2016

Suva, Fiji
A new cyclone is threatening children and families in Fiji, UNICEF warned this afternoon. Only weeks after Category 5 Cyclone Winston ripped through the Fiji Islands, affecting 40% of the population, Fiji is once again facing extreme weather conditions due to the presence of three tropical disturbances, one of which has formed into rapidly-intensifying Cyclone Zena.
Friday 1 April 2016
A two-year study on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the Pacific Ocean has valued the loss at over US$600 million per year resulting in Pacific Island nations stepping up plans to deter and eventually stop illegal fishing activities.
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Wednesday 23 March 2016

Suva, Fiji
Tonga A defeated Junior Japan in a third place decider, while the Fiji Warriors defeat Samoa A to win the 2016 Pacific Challenge Cup this week.
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Thursday 17 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-eight skilled construction workers from three Pacific Islands, including Tonga, will be working on the Christchurch rebuild, to fill skills shortages before the end of May this year.
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Friday 11 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tongan Taskforce Group is assisting disaster relief efforts at Vanua Balavu and the surrounding islands on the northern Lau Group including delivering water supplies, following the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Winston, last month.
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Thursday 25 February 2016
Suva, Fiji
Disruption to power supply following Cyclone Winston means the University of the South Pacific campuses at Laucala will remain closed until further notice, the Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Richard K. Coll said yesterday.
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Monday 22 February 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga will receive an additional cruise ship visit to Neiafu and Nuku'alofa this month after the Pacific Pearl cancelled two Fiji ports on its February voyage.
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Monday 22 February 2016

Suva, Fiji
Tongan USP students living in the Laucala Campus in Suva, Fiji, are safe after Cyclone Winston left a path of destruction yesterday, 21 February 2016. However, USP students living in Labasa and Lautoka had not yet made contact and attempts to contact them were "futile" due to a nationwide power outage affecting communication, USP's Dr Masasso Paunga stated this morning. The Suva campus has closed.
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Monday 22 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tropical Cyclone Winston, category 4, was continuing to move west, away from Tonga and Fiji, at 14km per hour (8 knots) after directly hitting Fiji over the weekend with hurricane force winds. TC Winston is expected to remain a category 4 cyclone today and with a forecast track turning south to south east.
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Friday 19 February 2016
Suva, Fiji
The ‘Epeli Hau’ofa Dance Festival II, showcasing art, music, education, culture and heritage is planned by the University of the South Pacific’s Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture and Pacific Studies, on 21-26 March 2016 in memory of the late Professor ‘Epeli Hau’ofa.
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Friday 19 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston, Category 4, at noon today was located about 140km north-northwest of Neiafu, Vava’u. Various weather models forecast the dangerous storm moving toward Fiji over the weekend.
Wednesday 10 February 2016

Suva, Fiji
Nation branding is critical in the 21st century and leads to investment, identity, tourism and a place in people’s minds and hearts according to Professor Ian Michael, presenting at the University of the South Pacific’s Meet-the-Leaders Forum for its Graduate School of Business students in February.
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Tuesday 8 December 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s U-20s team has failed to qualify for the 2016 Junior Rugby World Trophy after loosing to Fiji 19-10 during the final match of the Oceania Rugby Junior Trophy in Suva last weekend.
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Friday 4 December 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s U-20 team will meet the Fijians on Saturday, 5 December in Suva to decide who will qualify for the 2016 Junior Rugby World Trophy.
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Thursday 12 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ratu Epeli Nailatikau (74) has retired as Fiji’s President after six-years in office. His successor Jioji Konrote, of Rotuman descent, was sworn in today, 12 November at Government House in Suva.
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Sunday 15 March 2015
Suva, Fiji
It is without doubt that the atmospheric dynamics of TC Bavi and TC Nathan on TC Pam, saved Fiji . . . This is what we can truly call an “Act of God”, without any doubt in my mind. - Dr Sushil K. Sharma.
Wednesday 11 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga A were narrowly defeated by Samoa 30 - 28 in their first game of the 2015 Pacific Challenge Cup.
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Thursday 29 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fiji’s Foreign Minister, Hon Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, arrived in Tonga today for an official visit with Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva and Cabinet Ministers.
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